Category: Labor Activism
If the demands of the movement are clear and unambiguous, everyone should be able to tell whether they have been met and there will be no opportunity for leadership sellout. Democracy is not negotiable
As president, Becky Pringle said her mission is to “lead a movement to reclaim public education as a common good.” She wants to transform the system into one that is racially and socially just and equitable.
We asked the real experts about the gap between public enthusiasm for unions and the lack of actual union members
“Unions should be at the front lines in defense of American democracy and should be prepared to take decisive action if our democratic traditions are threatened.”
Hibaq Mohamed organized her community in a fight against Amazon, protesting working conditions at a fulfillment center with one of the highest rates of injury
During the pandemic and recession, farmers are realizing they have more in common with immigrant meatpackers than agribusiness CEOs
Courtenay Brown knows she could be on the streets if she loses her job at an Amazon Fresh unit. She’s speaking out about scant Covid-19 safety measures and lack of workplace benefits anyway
SEIU members will be joined on strike by 300 RNs in the California Nurses Association in an economic strike and by a small unit of Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) radiology techs in AHS who called a sympathy strike.
Restaurant workers in Nashville are experimenting with new forms of organizing in response to years of management abuse and the new threat of COVID-19
On day two of their five-day strike, Alameda Health System workers in California’s East Bay won a landmark victory